Wartime Memories of Audrey and Alec Brookes

Audrey Brookes (née Upton) was born on June 1930 in Stockport, and Alec Brookes was born in May 1926 in Hulme. This transcript records their individual memories before and during World War 2 together with other experiences. Both had previous marriages before they themselves married in 1968. The transcript and the video are about 1 … Continue reading Wartime Memories of Audrey and Alec Brookes

Wartime Memories of John “Jack” Bracewell, RASC and Parachute Regiment

John (“Smiler Jack”) Bracewell was born in Bradford on 5th October 1922 and was around 17 years old when World War 2 broke out. This interview records his childhood memories before the war and his experiences during the war in the Royal Army Service Corps and afterwards with the Parachute Regiment. The transcript and the … Continue reading Wartime Memories of John “Jack” Bracewell, RASC and Parachute Regiment